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International student feels friendless and adrift

December 23, 2015 | By | 3 Replies Continue Reading

An international student feels stressed and unhappy after moving to the U.S. from India.

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Reader Wisdom: On loneliness over the holidays

December 8, 2015 | By | 17 Replies Continue Reading

On a thread called “Why Would Someone Have No Friends?,” a reader commented that she felt lonely and isolated over the holidays. Many people feel that way at this time of year. She wrote: …I don’t have a family. No parents, no siblings. None. My cousins are all over the world, and since we were […]

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Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

December 6, 2015 | By | 7 Replies Continue Reading
Feeling lonely? 14 Tips for getting over the holiday hump

The holiday season can be depressing if you are feeling lonely or dispirited while everyone else seems joyous and happy.

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In the Media – On midlife loneliness

September 26, 2015 | By | 9 Replies Continue Reading
In the Media – On midlife loneliness

Writing in The Telegraph (UK), journalist Maria Lally writes about midlife loneliness.

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All I want is to have one friend

May 23, 2015 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

A young teen has trouble making friends, hoping to get close to at least one friend at high school.

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In the Media – Taylor Swift on Friendship (Grazia UK)

November 3, 2014 | By | Reply Continue Reading
In the Media – Taylor Swift on Friendship (Grazia UK)

journalist Emily Phillips writes about how she (and more notably, Taylor Swift) feel like they will never be part of the “in” crowd.

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50 and no…

December 12, 2013 | By | 33 Replies Continue Reading

A woman googles “50 and no…” to search for answers for her loneliness

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Lonely in my senior year at high school

December 5, 2013 | By | 14 Replies Continue Reading

A student in his senior year at high school yearns for a social life.

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Friendship: Uninvited on Thanksgiving

November 26, 2013 | By | 6 Replies Continue Reading

It’s disappointing to be uninvited on Thanksgiving but don’t give up on a meaningful friendship because of one transgression.

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Friendship and chronic illness

November 23, 2013 | By | 4 Replies Continue Reading

How do you maintain friendships with an unpredictable chronic illness?

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